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Talk on mindfulness and routines

Last Saturday, I was invited to share my thoughts and experience around mindfulness and routines. It was part of the “Ditox morning” organised by Vanessa Tran. I spoke about how meditation can help you “control” your mind (control in the sense of being spacious, not...

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Creative Innovation 2019

Next April 2019 will hold an important event: one of the biggest creative conferences in the world organised by Tania de Jong AM and Alrick Pagnon. The central theme is “Human Intelligence 2.0,” and the line of speakers is nothing short of amazing: from Ray Kurzweil...

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Hybridization

The next wave of innovation will be a merging of hardware and software, tech in the real world -hybridization-; read what Holger Dielenberg has to say: https://www.spacetankstudio.com.au/featured/rise-of-the-rest-the-frankenstein-effect/   #D2design #DesignWithRespect...

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Business as a force for good

In the line of my previous article, I’d like to share today an original structure for businesses that want to position themselves as a force for good. B Corporation Please read their definition: “Certified B Companies are a new kind of business that balances purpose...

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A glimpse into the circular economy – Kate Raworth

I think by now most of you know my intention to design better products for the world, using “Design for the Triple Bottom Line” as a framework. A few weeks ago, I mentioned that it’s time to redefine the GDP; now I’d like to share with you this TED talk on the...

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The age of enslavement or the age of enlightenment

I like listening to Futurists and I’m lucky a few of my friends are in this field. This year I have been speaking about the future of work and the future of humanity and I have a different perspective than my Futurist friends. I name my perspective: the age of...

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I left your website

You have probably had the experience yourself. You just found something that you were looking for on the Internet [like a good article] and landed on the page, ready to read and scroll. Then, right after you started reading word number three of the first line, a...

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Brand experience

I wanted to elaborate on my previous post “Is good design invisible?”, where I mentioned the idea of brand experience. I would like to share a good story and highlight how it impacted my perception of a brand. Three months ago, I purchased a second-hand trampoline. I...

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Is good design invisible?

I was attending a funeral this Monday, and there were speeches about the deceased. Obviously it was man of principles, and he never spoke in bad terms of anyone. With one exception: a particular brand. Why? Because he had numerous bad experiences with them, and they...

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Sharing my entrepreneurial journey next Thursday

For many years, I tended to think of myself as a designer. I thought of myself as someone from the creative industry. Last year, I took the Gallup Strength Finder assessment and discovered that… I was first and foremost an entrepreneur. At first, I was a bit surprised...

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Testimonials

"Philippe is a gifted Industrial Designer with the rare ability of coming up with relevant concepts and strategies on one hand and the ability of leading and inspiring a cross functional team to turn concepts up into profitable products on the other hand. One is his award winning products did create a whole new trend/category within the aquarium market."

— Alain Mars

Testimonials

"I reached out to Philippe for advice about a product innovation I had invented, because I was unsure how to move it forward. It was such a joy to exchange ideas with a fellow 'inventor' who warned me about all thinkable pitfalls, yet was encouraging and practical in his suggestions to take it to the next level. I've got a long way to go and therefore I cherish the priceless source of information and inspiration Philippe is, as an expert in bringing innovations to the market."

— Johanna Canberra